Print Edition

A B C D1 D2 E F G H I L M N O P R S T U

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 49 50 51 52 53 54 55 56 57 58 59 60 61 62 63 64 65 66 67 68 69 70 71 72 73 74 75 76 77 78 79 80 81 82 83 84 85 86 87 88 89 90 91 92 93 94 95 96 97 98 99 100 101 102 103 104 105 106 107 108 109 110 111 112 113 114 115 116 117 118 119 120 121 122 123 124 125 126 127 128 129 130 131 132 133 134 135 136 137 138 139 140 141 142 143 144 145 146 147 148 149 150 151 152 153 154 155 156 157 158 159 160 161 162 163 164 165 166 167 168 169 170 171 172 173 174 175 176 177 178 179 180 181 182 183 184 185 186 187 188 189 190 191 192 193 194 195 196 197 198 199 200 201 202 203 204 205 206 207 208 209 210 211 212 213 214 215 216 217 218 219 220 221 222 223 224 225 226 227 228 229 230 231 232 233 234 235 236 237 238 239 240 241 242 243 244 245 246 247 248 249 250 251 252 253 254 255 256 257 258 259 260 261 262 263 264 265 266 267 268 269 270 271 272 273 274 275 276 277 278 279 280 281 282 283 284 285 286 287 288 289 290 291 292 293 294 295 296 297 298 299 300 301 302 303 304 305 306 307 308 309 310 311 312 313 314 315 316 317 318 319 320 321 322 323 324 325 326 327 328 329 330 331 332 333 334 335 336 337 338 339 340 341 342 343 344 345 346 347 348 349 350 351 352 353 354 355 356 357 358 359 360 361 362 363 364 365 366 367 368 369 370 371 372 373 374 375 376 377 378 379 380 381 382 383 384 385 386 387 388 389 390 391 392 393 394 395 396 397 398 399 400 401 402 403 404 405 406 407 408 409 410 411 412 413 414 415 416 417 418 419 420 421 422 423 424 425 426 427 428 429 430 431 432 433 434 435 436 437 438 439 440 441 442 443 444 445 446 447 448 449 450 451 452 453 454 455 456 457 458 459 460


25 1 drech n ā,f. (a) face, countenance: dreach .i. dealbh, O'Cl.
drech curad, FB § 46 . duairc, doer . . . a d. ¤ , SR 939 . dofich
ruithen serci ina dreich, IT i 310.25 . in gelchrecht hi ndreich
na cumaile (= in fronte ancillae), Lat. Lives 60 . is dāna d. ¤
Doimīne | iter ōcu, Corm. Y 488 . ar cōime a ghnūse, ar
30sercaide a dreiche, ZCP iii 230.20 . d. ¤ fa gili inā gach gruadh,
vii 304 § 9 . beith co doichlech . . . millid a delb is a d. ¤ , Arch.
iii 221.22 . soillsi dreiche, doirche rúin, ML 110.15 . dorat
sigin croiche ina dreich, PH 2338 . isat cara iar ndreich ┐
deilb, cen co-p ed iar fhír a friend in face and form, 3099 .
35 a druim fria diumsachaib | a dreach fria dedblenaib (of
Deity), Lec. 344b38 . a aindir is míne dreach, Oss. vi 6.4 . a
thriar brathar as dearg dreach, Atlantis iv 130.34 . a chuirp
chriadh as dorcha dreach, A. Ó Dálaigh xl 7 . frons arida . . .
.i. in dreach no in aiged tirim, 23 P 10, 2a . pl. drecha dáine,
40 Met. Dinds. iii 10 . triar . . . nachasella duine-tairesseathar
fri an theora drecha éitchi, BDD² 1264 . Dondchad macc
Domnaill na nd. ¤ looks (?), Arch. Hib. ii 84 § 24 . Note also:
ō tarcuib for doman (sic leg.) dreich appeared , ZCP x 47 § 24
(cf. do-fócaib cenn).
45(b) Of things, places, face, front; surface: lotar co dreich inn
atha (bis zum Angesicht, Wind.), TBC 1160 . ar comair drechi
in dúnaid, TFerbe 85 . fuath fir . . . uas dreich charpait, TBC²
2524 = as droich, TBC 3322 . dobertis fordorchu dar dreich
éscai, CCath. 3942 . dreach na sgiath, 3 C 13, 642.8 . rí rodelb
50dreich domuin duinn, SR 2637 . im dreich talman, 6510 . do
dreich an talman suas co nēllaib nimi, RC xxviii 310 § 1 . for
tul dreiche in talman, Laws i 66.5 ; cf. TTr.² 855 , Hugh Roe
314.4 . rolínsat dreich na fairge, TTr.² 858 .
(c) In prep. phrase folld. by gen.: ar (for) dreich in front of:
55 comla . . . ar dreich cach doruis, SR 409 . co mbitis ar d[r]eich
Parduis, 1124 = for dreich P., MacCarthy 50.6 . tair-siu . . .
form dreich-sea fodéin, LU 3892 ( SC § 40 ). ar dreath siu-
blaigh `angesichts eines Wanderers', ZCP xiii 227.6 . fo dreich
under the eyes (direction, care) of: tabar lett mathi Lochlainne
60. . . corop fa dreich ríg Lochlainne ecairther in tech, CRR § 12 .
mucca Drebrinne fo dreich | ingine Echach Feidlich `under
the protection of
', (Corr.), Met. Dinds. iii 386 . ro ergidar ┐
iadsat . . . fa dreich nDomhnaill, MR 120.4 . rígraid Cera fád
dhreich nduind, Hy Fiachr. 290.17 . fri dreich in front of, in
65sight of: fri dreich Adaim, MacCarthy 50.6 . dréchtfaid an
dub[t]halam | re dreich na daimt[h]einedh, ZCP viii 212.2 .
cath Febal re d. ¤ in meic-se, Lec. 597a32 . nochar deis ē le
dreich nDē it was not fitting in the sight of God, ZCP vii 304 § 7 .
i ndreich = ar d. ¤ : titul fil i nd. ¤ ind lipuir-si, Hib. Min. 1 .
70(d) Hence by synecdoche for the whole person: 'con chnuc,
fo scíth crech claidbech, | fríth a d. ¤ do dianairlech, Met.
Dinds. iii 74 . guidhim Dia rodealb mo dreach, ZCP ix 486 § 8 .
is inmain le Día gach d. ¤ , Laud 615, 15 . noemdrech do Gaede-
lach holy one (of Colum Cille), Arch. iii 217 § 2 . a dhreach
75dhéadla, Gadelica 239.16 .
Hence person (almost = nech): cindas berass Ísu breith |
for dreich na derna maith, LL 7488 . gébas Ailech . . . acht
dréch rosfoid ní fitir nech coich na cia none save God knows
who shall occupy A.
, 182a21 . Eochocán . . . d. ¤ don bunad nár
80báeth, 141a8 . as gránna an dreach ghréachfas, ML 124.3 .
By extens. kind, race: do dílgeand na dreichi duineatai,
BB 236a7 . See 3 drech.
Compds. (a) Common in unstable composition with adjj.
-faced, of . . . aspect, appearance . ¤ álaind: sochraide chloinne
85dreach-áille, CRR 82.11 . ¤ beo: mac Donnchaidh drechbhi,
Todd Nenn. 284 . ¤ búan: roscar fri dennmais ndrechbuain her
constant beauty of hue, SG ii 473.13 . coic bliadna dec drech-
buana, Rawl. 163b35 . ¤ dathach: dorais dangni drech-
dathacha, LL 227a25 . ¤ derg: Dairbre d., Met. Dinds ii 46 .
a meic drechdeirg, TBC 4027 . ¤ dess: Mag nG. d. fair of
5surface (facing south
?), Lec. 63b13 . ¤ donn: Dauid d., SR 6610 .
¤ dub: tar glenntaib drechduba, SG 265.19 . ¤ dúaibsech of grim
aspect
(of troops), MR 222.26 . ¤ ḟerda: co n-ilar ndrong
ndrechferdha, BB 353b25 . ¤ garg, Met. Dinds. iii 74 . ¤ lethan
broad-faced , TBC 1715 . ¤ mas: duine d. ¤ , fair of face, ZCP vi
10267 § 3 . domun d., Trip. ii 530.18 ( LL 130b35 ). ¤ mór, Met.
Dinds. iii 92.14 . don Dágda dreachmhór, Duan. Finn i 35.z .
¤ nár: mic Néill N. dreachnāir, Ériu v 86.4 . ¤ núi: di ṡleig
Dáire deirg d. fresh-faced , Met. Dinds. iii 134 . ¤ réid: re lind
Diarmata drechréidh smooth-faced , Ériu ii 168.74 . ¤ rúad:
15 Domhnall drechruaidh, Todd Nenn. 282 . in doman drech-
ruadh, BB 7b23 ; Ériu iv 174.10 . ¤ ṡlemon: druim nd. smooth-
surfaced , Met. Dinds. ii 46.9 . ¤ ṡoillsigthe with illumined
countenance, radiant: delbchomartha drechshollsigthi na
diadhachta (of the sun), MR 114.8 . ¤ ṡolus: buiden drechsolus,
20 TBC 5497 (St.). dā oclach dathāille drechsoillsi, 5457 (St.).
cloidhem drechsolus, 5453 (St.). ima arm dét ndrechsolus,
TBC² 1913 .
(b) With subst.: ¤ dath complexion: ri drechdathaib na fer
cáem, LL 239b16 . ¤ ongdás: cona d. . . . fria cend ` face-
25band (?)', Aisl. MC 89.22 .

2 drech indin etymol. gloss: merdrech .i. mer ┐ d. ¤ ; mer .i.
drūith, d. ¤ .i. baoth, Corm. Y 875 .

? 3 drech: ind noí misa do boin sceo duine d. ¤ .i. dreach in duine.
Is ben an innus cedna, O'C. 1431 ( H. 3.18 641a ) = noi misa
30do boin sceo duine daer, 633 (306). sceo duine d. ¤ .i. d. ¤ in
duine is ben. Cinnas sin? Dar linne is sceo duine duine adrac
is dilis and .i. ben dia fagabar iubaili, 634 (306). See 1 drech (d).

drechach adj o,ā (1 drech) fair, comely, graceful, shapely: drea-
chach .i. dealbhdha no álainn, O'Cl. in dian d. ¤ `the swift fair-
35faced one
', Arch. Hib. ii 70 § 5 . cliar dh. ¤ nár dhuibderóil,
SG 333.19 . atteoch frit cech marbdūil | ar do dagrúin
ndrechaigh, ZCP viii 232 § 9 . Derdriu d. ¤ , LL 162 marg. sup.
mac Domnaill drechaig, 133a23 . do taidbsin na nd. ¤ ndil | co
haimsir Eachach Feidlig, Lec. 52b11 . arddrong d. ¤ , 38b30 .
40 condelc nd. ¤ (cheville), YBL 125a45 . dreachach dualach,
duanach, déirceach (of a person), Hard. ii 324.13 .

drechda ind(2 drech?): ad condcatar duine imdha con ndelb
ndreachdhai `mit toller Gestalt', Snedgus u. MacR. 11 § 35 .
bró dianmarcc d. ¤ | na srianmarc sruthra, SG 241.23 (of a
45person).

drecheng xsee trecheng.

drécht n u,n. (see Sg. 38b8 , but cf. Im. Brain cited below). I Part,
portion, section . Usually with partitive DI, rarely with gen.:
drecht .i. imat, O'Dav. 624 , cf. 721 . is drecht díib nad
50rochreit, Wb. 5c2 . d. ¤ caich ceniúil gl. plenitudo gentium, 5c3 .
is (sic leg.) d. ¤ úaibsi as debthach, 11d2 . for drecht úaib, 13b12 .
cach la d. ¤ diib is atrab, alaill ní atrab `one of the two portions
of them
', Sg. 38b8 . asbert Medb fri d. ¤ dia muinter, TBC² 888 .
fri tarrachtain drechta díb, 1462 . teclamaidh d. ¤ dina bolgaib,
55 RC x 74.14 . roloiscthe d. ¤ mór dona longaib, TTr.² 1701 .
romarbhsat d. ¤ do mhuccaibh, SG 88.16 . d. ¤ d'écsib, Met.
Dinds. iii 104 . tri maic C. . . . ┐ drecht diib i nAidniu, araill
díib oc Dubcechair, ZCP viii 305.29 . drechd din aidchi,
Otia i 114 . rogab cach d'feraib Eirenn a d. ¤ don breithemnus
60 his own part of the judicature (?), Laws i 18.22 (but perh. in
sense II (b) below). gebaid cach a dréchta de, 18.20 . rucastar
an ingen drechta móra do chrudh lé, Acall. 828 . ra h-ed cían
┐ ra dréchta fata for a far space and for long stretches (portions),
MU² 275 . tidnaic do L. an cuairt . . . ni duairc an d. ¤ no mean
65portion
, BCC § 349 (poem).
Esp. of a number, band of persons: co facaidh in t-imperi
ina dochum co nd. ¤ ndána ndasachtach, ZCP vi 274.30 .
drechta móra do míledaibh Cesair, CCath. 1432 . ro-díthaighit
dréchta dia ndrongbuidnibh, FM v 1646 . drechta dermara
70d'occbhaidh ┐ do shoighdiúraibh, Hugh Roe 66.8 . Hence
¤ chath troop, battalion: leinb an dúin 'na ndréachtchathaibh,
3 C 13, 519.2 .
Note also: lethd. ¤ húad i ngort dia treise `a half-day's
labour
' (notes), Críth Gabl. 84 . In concr. sense d. ¤ gíalnai, 570
75(` earthwork, rampart ', Gloss.). denamh drecta ima dún, O'Don.
512 ( H. 3.17 415 ). dlegar don céile dénum drechta im dun
na flatha, O'Dav. 721 . ? drect .i. dliged, Stowe Gl. 104 .
II (a) Term of bardic art of uncertain meaning, denoting
either a species of composition or more probably a section,
80 division ; see IT iii 115 , 120 , 170 : foglaim na cetbliadna .i.
coeca ogum . . . ┐ airacept na n-eicsine . . . ┐ fiche d. ¤ , IT iii
32.4 . oblairi . . . secht ndréchta lais do scelaib, Lec. 340b21 .
condaróis íar téchtu | inna dréchtu imm druimne the sections
concerning `druimne'
(?), Im. Brain i 52.22 .
85(b) poem, literary composition (freq. of an official character):
d. ¤ duan dicitur , Cóir Anm. 67 . drechta .i. duana no laidhe ┐
roscada, O'Dav. 589 . d. ¤ molta, Lec. 142a3 . canitir drechta,
LU 3242 ( SC § 3 ). corop siat a duana ┐ a drechta gabtair i
nEmain, TBC 1156 . gabtha a ndúana ┐ a ndréchta ┐ a
n-admolta doib, MU² 214 . fir dēnma d. ¤ ┐ nath, RC xiv 412
5§ 25 . oirfideach ré gabháil duan ┐ dréacht, Keat. ii 5339 . co
nderna teóra dréchta adhmolta, FM iii 180.15 . Cf. Laws
i 18.22 cited above. lucht cech dāna . . . ic taspénad a nd. ¤ ┐ a
ndliged do ríg, LL 215a21 . re cenel nEnna gan fhaill | dréchta
rīg cenēl Conaill, Fen. 344.10 . file nach dron dechraigfes |
10sochur dochur dílmaine | d. ¤ cech tire thic, ZCP iv 237.23 =
BR 236 . Of incantations: co ron-icastar Diancecht . . . tria
drungo drona dagdrécht, Lec. 60b9 ; cf. dréacht .i. aircheadal
sorcery, incantation , P. O'C. Hence dréachtglan (epithet of
bards), Keat. Poems 1410 , 1559 . Note also: d. ¤ .i. sgél, O'Cl.
15 drecht .i. eolus, O'Dav. 625 . scoth na bí do drochduine d. ¤
`a word that is not of a bad man's knowledge', 1423 .